The religion in schools debate is heating up again — this time with a group, Queensland Parents for Secular State Schools, calling for a parliamentary review of Religious Instruction (RI) in state schools.
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Animations explaining the concepts of “situatedness,” three kinds of violence, misunderstandings about religion, and religious and secular nationalism.
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RE-Definitions is a new app for RE teachers produced by Culham St Gabriel’s Trust and TrueTube. The app provides handy access to the pronunciation and meaning of more than 200 key terms.
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International organizations and national authorities in several countries have developed comprehensive approaches to address the challenge. Despite this, preventing anti-Semitism through education and addressing its manifestations in education environments remains a challenge for policy-makers and educators.
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The Freedom of Religion or Belief Learning Platform provides resources to help individuals, communities and decision-makers learn, reflect upon and promote freedom of religion or belief for all. It includes resources for personal study and for educators and facilitators to use in group trainings. The core resources have been developed in dialogue with specialists and with reference people from a range of religious and belief backgrounds.
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A massive information campaign about “Special Religious Education” (SRE) aimed at parents launches across NSW this week. Over 100 buses, 760,000 leaflets and 80 radio stations will carry the info campaign to parents at more than 2100 state schools.
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Maths, science, history and death?
This could be a school timetable in a state in Australia, if a proposal by the Australian Medical Association Queensland is accepted.
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Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. You can learn about the history and social impact of world religions through their scriptures with experts representing several of the world’s religious traditions.
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The University of Tasmainia in collboration with Monash University and Deakin University provide study opportunity to interested participants in the Interfaith Movement in Australia. The study focusses on evaluating the impact of interfaith activities on religous diversity in Australia.
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The Centre for Study of Islam and Social Transformation (CISForm) Yogyakarta launched religious animation films to be hosted on Youtube. The launch took place on Saturday, 3/2/18. The event was attended by various representatives such as senior high school students, teachers, youth mosque, religious boarding school, students, and government institutions, mass organizations, and academics, which was opened by Dr. Ir. Muhammad Wildan as Director of CISForm.
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